Simon attended the University of Manchester studying Management Science. He joined the financial services industry in 1987 and has since then progressively specialised in the more technical aspects. Simon originally started working with The Route in 2000 and joined the firm in July, 2003 as a specialist technical adviser.
Simon is Head of Research and Development, which involves internal product development and due diligence, as well as Member advice on more complex matters. He is also responsible for producing all internal articles, as well as contributing to external newsletters, updates and reports.